IT Auditor Lead

London Permanent £46,000 - £56,000 per year
  • Fantastic client , one of a kind opportunity within the Technology Audit space
  • Seeking candidates from IT Audit or IT Risk and Control background

About Our Client

A firm at the heart of the Banking and Financial Services sector, providing fantastic career opportunities and exposure to all areas of Governance. Seeking to hire an IT Auditor Lead .

Job Description

The IT Audit team reviews IT systems that are critical to the firms payment infrastructure and is currently looking for a Lead IT Auditor with a specific expertise in auditing technology applications, Cyber Security and/or Infrastructure areas.

Successful candidates will be passionate about making a real impact to the controls and business processes because this is key to our mission. With limited supervision from a manager or Head of IT Audit the IT Audit Lead will be required to develop relationships with management and staff in the IT as well as business areas; develop a deep understanding of the business areas; and to plan and perform audits in the IT and other areas of the firm The role requires the ability to:

  • Understand the firms and its evolving role in the UK financial system.
  • Leverage this understanding to identify the risks facing the business and to inform the planning of specific audits.
  • Investigate the effectiveness of controls as well as behaviour and culture as appropriate.
  • Lead and ensure completion of all audit work within allocated time and budgets with minimal oversight.
  • Draw and articulate well formulated conclusions and cost-effective recommendations.
  • Inspire and foster change throughout the business
  • Liaise with the business and IT management in tracking progress in addressing audit recommendations and confirming their closure.
  • Contribute to the development of departmental standards and audit methodology.

The Successful Applicant

  • The IT Auditor Lead candidate should ideally have strong IT audit experience, but we will also consider candidates from an operational technology background or risk.
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of reviewing technical infrastructure areas (cloud, databases, operating systems) and cyber security controls.
  • Enthusiastic, committed and able to drive positive change through the performance of well thought out, thorough audit work.
  • Data proficiency with tools such as Tableau and other CAAT's would be an advantage but not mandatory.
  • Education to degree level
  • Relevant qualification would be an advantage (e.g. ACA, CISA, ITIL, CISSP, CISM).
  • Good working knowledge of industry best practices (e.g. COBIT, ITIL, ISO 27001/2, NIST).

What's on Offer

Salary £46,000-£56,000, for the IT Auditor Lead.Fantastic pension contribution and wider benefits -please enquire.London based, Hybrid working.

Eithne Hynes
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Phone number
+44 20 7645 1424

Job summary

Job function
Audit & Advisory
Internal Audit
Public Sector
Contract type
Consultant name
Eithne Hynes
Consultant phone
+44 20 7645 1424
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